In late July, Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings (NYSE: LH) announced the 6th CRO deal to surpass the $1 billion mark this year. The $1.2 billion deal for Chiltern is its third announced transaction this year, having acquired Mount Sinai’s Clinical Outreach Laboratories (January) and Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories, LLC (February).
Pamplona Capital Management was on the hunt for a contract research organization (CRO). After missing out on PPD, the PE firm bagged publicly traded PAREXEL for $5.2 billion.
Pamplona Capital Management is building out its healthcare data services. In November 2015, the firm spent $2.7 billion to acquire publicly traded MedAssets, Inc., which served four out of every five hospitals in the United States with technology-enabled financial products and services. Once it spun off the Spend and Clinical Resource Management segment to VHA-UHC Alliance […]
Pamplona Capital Management, a New York-based investment group, announced its acquisition of MedAssets, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDAS) for $2.7 billion. MedAssets provides technology-enabled products and services for hospitals, health systems, non-acute healthcare providers, payers and other service providers. The price of $2.7 billion represents $31.35 per share. Pamplona already has an agreement in place to divest […]